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by Lisa and Michael
Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Visiting the Aral Sea: Q&A
Replies: 17
Views: 4346

Re: Day trip from Kivah to Aral Sea

We were there about four weeks ago, and it existed and was impressing...
by Lisa and Michael
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Buying Bradt guide in Dushanbe
Replies: 5
Views: 912

Re: Buying Bradt guide in Dushanbe

Thanks Steven,
reassuring. It was just that we wanted to have something for time without internet at the Pamir highway;-)
But we could take pictures of the outdated German Trescher guide, which seems to be quite good...
by Lisa and Michael
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Buying Bradt guide in Dushanbe
Replies: 5
Views: 912

Buying Bradt guide in Dushanbe

Hi,
currently in Dushanbe...
We are trying to get a print copy of the Bradt Tajikistan here, we already were at Knischny mir, but no english guidebooks.
Any ideas if we can get it somewhere ?
Thanks!
Lisa
by Lisa and Michael
Wed May 23, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Entering Uzbekistan-Practicabilities
Replies: 0
Views: 515

Entering Uzbekistan-Practicabilities

Hi, as so many things seem to have changed, I just wanted to share our recent experiences entering Uzbekistan just two days ago- maybe somebody is interested... -Entry: we took the direct Almaty-Tashkent train (booked the ticket online with tickets.kz; worked fine, just had to show the ticket on the...
by Lisa and Michael
Fri May 18, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Hiking around Almaty- Kok Zhailau
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Hiking around Almaty- Kok Zhailau

Little update on the hike to Kok Zhailau- the times of the "green arrow" as mentioned in the hiking description here seem to have gone: it's perfectly signposted now. Take bus number 12 (in the old Lonely Planet, it's still number 6) and leave at the stop with the deer monuments (if you re...
by Lisa and Michael
Fri May 18, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: applying for Uzbek visa in Jakarta
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Re: Embassy report: applying for Uzbek visa in Jakarta

To conclude finally: applying in Indonesia without LOI seems to work perfectly! Applied on wed, 9th in Jakarta, on monday, 14th, as I entered my passport number, my telex code appeared. We waited a few more days, as when entering my husband's passport number it only replied "we have not any inf...
by Lisa and Michael
Wed May 09, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: applying for Uzbek visa in Jakarta
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Re: Embassy report: applying for Uzbek visa in Jakarta

Just to add- put "Embassy of Uzbekistan" in Google maps for the location. If you put "Embassy of the republic of Uzbekistan" it will show you an outdated address nearby the current one
by Lisa and Michael
Wed May 09, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: russian visa in Indonesia
Replies: 0
Views: 620

Embassy report: russian visa in Indonesia

Hi, we (German citizens) tried to get a russian tourist or transit visa in Indonesia for going home by train from Uzbekistan after a year travelling. Unfortunately the only answer we could get was: "Hi German citizen can not make russian tourist visa in indonesia, unless they work in indonesia&...
by Lisa and Michael
Wed May 09, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: applying for Uzbek visa in Jakarta
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Embassy report: applying for Uzbek visa in Jakarta

Hi, today we applied for our Uzbek visa in Jakarta, Indonesia (pickup in Almaty). German passports. We had a bit of problem contacting the embassy first, as we couldn't find any business hours at their homepage and the mailadress they are providing there didn't work. Also the (first) phone number di...
by Lisa and Michael
Wed May 09, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Bringing in medication and needles
Replies: 2
Views: 1050

Re: Bringing in medication and needles

Thanks Steven.
It seems that we choose a good time to travel in Uzbekistan this year...

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